The SouthCoast Community Foundation serves as the heart of philanthropy throughout our region. We offer innovative solutions that support individuals, nonprofits, and corporations in their pursuit of charitable giving. We also support local leaders, and provide grants and scholarships to dedicated members of our community who are committed to making a positive impact on our region.
There are several ways you can financially support the SouthCoast Community
Foundation to ensure a better future for our region.
Annual Fund of SouthCoast Community Foundation
Contributions to the Annual Fund help us address our community’s greatest needs by supporting the daily operations of the SouthCoast Community Foundation. Your gift ensures we are well-positioned to address economic disparities, elevate the arts as an essential community service, champion early childhood education, and help local students prepare for a productive future.
John Vasconcellos Fund
This endowment will support, in perpetuity, John’s passion for innovation, growth, and sustainability for communities that are democratic, fair, inclusive, and respectful, all hallmarks of John’s transformational leadership. Grants from this permanent fund will be awarded using our existing Grants Committee.
Leadership Equity Fund
The Leadership Equity Fund of the SouthCoast Community Foundation was created to support non-profit organizations working to end racism run by leaders who identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), and support the professional development of employees of nonprofit organizations who identify as BIPOC.